Civil Rights

Civil Rights

by Michael Capek

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Overview

In the face of injustice, people band together to work for change, and through their influence, what was once unthinkable becomes common. This title traces the history of the civil rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change. Iconic images and informative sidebars accompany compelling text that follows the movement from the Reconstruction era through the movement’s great successes in the 1960s and up to the challenges that still face the country today. Features include a glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624011559
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Essential Library of Social Change Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1150L (what's this?)
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Montgomery Bus Boycott 6

2 Reconstruction and Oppression 16

3 Segregation and Education 28

4 New Tactics, Same Response 40

5 Free at Last? 54

6 The Key to the Door of Freedom 66

7 Days of Rage: Burn, Baby, Burn! 76

8 Civil Rights Beyond the 1960s 88

Timeline 38

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author and Consultant 112

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